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celiac artery

noun

Medical Definition of CELIAC ARTERY

:  a short thick artery arising from the aorta just below the diaphragm and dividing almost immediately into the gastric, hepatic, and splenic arteries—called also celiac axis, truncus celiacus

Illustration of CELIAC ARTERY

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July 06, 2015
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